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Editor, Daily News After reading the April 12, 2016, edition of the Athol Daily News there seems to be some confusion as to the written meaning of the article that was approved at the 2015 Orange annual town meeting. Without adulteration of wording this is part of the wording on the article that...
Editor, Daily News The Providence Cliff House in Athol has been an elderly assisted living facility for some time. During recent trips to and from my home, which is less than two miles from my home and preschool/childcare program, and less than a half mile from Pleasant Street School, I have...
Editor, Daily News First, if you are not sure about opposing Common Core, why not? Are you concerned the school will lose funding? What type of a person would threaten to withhold school funding unless it is done their way? THAT is what a bully does. Quite honestly, this is about two sides...
Editor, Daily News Concern was expressed at a recent Airport Commission meeting and reported at a subsequent Orange Selectboard meeting concerning the display of swastikas and other “symbols of hate.” It is unfortunate that many would choose to hide or fail to display at an event like the...
Editor, Daily News The major news media hold a “yuge” influence on Presidential primaries precisely because they’re hard to control, especially this year, when attacks on a candidate don’t faze Donald Trump’s supporters as they usually do. Next tactic: Dirty tricks. Here’s one: 1st, push the...
If ever I have seen a physical representation of the dichotomy between greater Boston and Central and Western Massachusetts it is the issue of transportation and rattlesnakes. At first these two issues seem to have nothing to do with one another. Transportation funding for the MBTA seems totally...
Editor, Daily News Regarding the Orange Devil’s picture printed in the March 29 Times Past column — about all of this group of young ladies needed to gain recognition of their athletic abilities beyond high school was a “spark” to get them going. That spark was Shirley “Porky” Zani.  I was...
Editor, Daily News What we see going on in Washington in regard to this primary election shows quite clearly why nothing gets done in Washington in the interest of what’s good for the country. In the past 14 or more years, our political parties have become obsessed with playing “political games...
Editor, Daily News In this year of National Park Service’s Centennial, I wanted to highlight the importance of our parks to your readers. Massachusetts is home to dozens of public parks like Silver Lake Park in Athol and the Cape Cod National Seashore. With children today spending more time...
Editor, Daily News Let’s get serious! The only thing worse than the performance of our government over the past decade or so, is the ignorance of some running to replace them. Let’s put some facts together. Our current and previous President failed to provide the leadership expected of them....

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